Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris


The Best History Books of August

Summer is always an interesting time for history books. Here are some standouts from August.

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Celebrity Picks: Michael Connelly Recommends LA Stories

Michael Connelly recommends books set in Los Angeles, a place he knows a thing or two about.

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Thriller Writer Matt Richtel in Conversation with Lee Child

Matt Richtel wrote one of our favorite nonfiction books of 2014. Here, he speaks with a master about his new thriller.

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Legendary Editor Judith Jones Has Passed Away

"It is no exaggeration to say that she profoundly influenced not only the way America reads but also the way we cook." - Knopf Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Sonny Mehta

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Announcing the Man Booker Prize Longlist

Thirteen books made the longlist. Here they are.

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The Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2017 So Far

It's a lot of fun picking the Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year So Far, but it's not easy.

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"What's More Brave than Throwing Yourself into the Unknown?" - A Conversation with Author Jamie Harrison

Jamie Harrison's novel The Widow Nash is a sweeping story about a woman named Dulcy Remfrey. After her father's death, Dulcy escapes her ex-fiance and her complicated past to start a new life in Montana as "Mrs. Nash." While reading the book, I found myself asking the same question over and over - Can she pull it off?

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Photo Essay - "Salmon: The Last Great Wild Food" by Langdon Cook

Take a trip through rivers and fisheries in this photo essay from the author's research for Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table.

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Michael Connelly Talks about his New Series (and his Brand New Character)

With The Late Show, Michael Connelly introduces a new series featuring detective Renée Ballard of the LAPD.

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Here are the Winners of the 2017 ITW Thriller Awards

The winners of the 2017 ITW Thriller Awards were announced this weekend at Thrillerfest by the International Thriller Writers. Here are the finalists in several categories, with winners listed at the top of each list. (Special callout to Anne Frasier, who is published by the Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas &...

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